The UHN division of Neuroradiology provides diagnostic and interventional techniques related to disorders affecting the brain, head and neck, and spine regions. We are also a quaternary referral centre for the diagnosis and management of:

  • Brain and spinal AVMs
  • Dural AV fistulae
  • Vascular malformations of the head and neck region
  • Intracranial Aneurysms

The Toronto Western Hospital is designated one of three primary stroke centres in the Greater Toronto Area for acute stroke diagnosis and treatment. Our Neuroradiology team also routinely performs stroke prevention techniques (extracranial and intracranial angioplasty and stenting).

In addition, we provide:

  • Minimally invasive procedures including:
  • Spinal Biopsies
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Nerve and Facet Blocks
  • In collaboration with the Hospital for Sick Children:
    • Pediatric Interventional procedures (Galen Malformation)
    • Pediatric AVF and AVMs
    • Pediatric Aneurysms

    Interventional Neuroradiology Team:

    Division Head – Dr. Timo Krings


    Spinal Percutaneous Procedures:


    To make a referral to Diagnostic or Interventional Neuroradiology, please fax your referral to 416 603 4257. In addition, images along with a copy of your referral should be sent to:

    Toronto Western Hospital
    Medical Imaging Department
    Division of Neuroradiology
    399 Bathurst Street
    Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8

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